William Valentine Black (1832 - 1927)

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Birthplace: Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland
Death: Died in Deseret, Millard, Utah, USA
Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About William Valentine Black

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...William Valentine Black (21 February 1832 – 1 April 1927) was a nineteenth century Utah pioneer, and one of the early settlers of Manit, Utah|Manti, Spring City, Rockville, and Deseret, Utah. He was also a close friend of Chief Kanosh the leader of the Pahvant band of the Ute Indians. He was also the first branch president of the LDS Church in Deseret, Utah.

"...Black "was one of several Irishmen instrumental in the formation of the dam and irrigation systems in Utah. He assisted in locating dams and canals at Abraham, Oasis, Hinckley, and Deseret and was also president of the Deseret Irrigation Company in southern Utah..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Valentine Black', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 February 2011, 08:26 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Valentine_Black&oldid=412121671> [accessed 7 March 2011]

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Birth: Feb. 21, 1832

Death: Apr. 1, 1927


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Parents:
  • William Black (1784 - 1873)
  • Jane Johnston Black (1801 - 1890)
Spouses:
  • Almira Murry Ayers Black (1834 - 1872)
  • Victoria Ayers Black (1839 - 1923)*
Children:
  • Mary Black (____ - 1862)*
  • Almira B Black Styler (1857 - 1938)*
  • George Ayers Black (1861 - 1908)*
  • Fannie Mikesell Black Ashman (1866 - 1919)*
  • Joseph Black (1873 - 1940)*
  • Clara Black Warnick (1874 - 1958)*
  • Victoria Black Stuart Christensen (1877 - 1933)*
  • Marietta Black Walton (1881 - 1967)**
  • Marion Black (1881 - 1973)*
  • Delores Lois Black Ewing (1883 - 1915)*

Burial: Deseret City Cemetery Deseret Millard County Utah, USA --------------------

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William Valentine Black's Timeline

1832
February 21, 1832
Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland
1855
February 28, 1855
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
February 28, 1855
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut
November 16, 1855
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1857
June 25, 1857
Age 25
Manti, Sanpete, UT
1861
March 3, 1861
Age 29
Sanpete, UT, USA
May 19, 1861
Age 29
Spring City, Sanpete, Utah
1863
November 28, 1863
Age 31
Manti, , Utah
1864
November 28, 1864
Age 32
Manti, , Utah
1866
August 24, 1866
Age 34
Manti, , Utah